Kernel 3.10.19 LTS released, Install / Upgrade in Ubuntu Linux Mint

November 13, 2013 — Leave a comment

Linux Kernel 3.10.19

The latest Linux Kernel LTS 3.10.19 has been released today. All users of Kernel 3.10 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.

Linux Kernel 3.10.19 brings a few driver updates and fixes. See the official announcement for more details.

If you’re using Kernel 3.10 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, or Debian based system, you can follow the steps below to install or upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.10.19:

1. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to download the DEBs:

For 32 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.19-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.19-031019-generic_3.10.19-031019.201311122235_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.19-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.19-031019_3.10.19-031019.201311122235_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.19-saucy/linux-image-3.10.19-031019-generic_3.10.19-031019.201311122235_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.19-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.19-031019-generic_3.10.19-031019.201311122235_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.19-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.19-031019_3.10.19-031019.201311122235_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.19-saucy/linux-image-3.10.19-031019-generic_3.10.19-031019.201311122235_amd64.deb

2. Run commands to install the DEBs:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.19-*.deb linux-image-3.10.19-*.deb

Restart your computer and done.

If for some reason, this kernel does not work properly on your machine. Boot into previous kernel from Grub and run command to remove Linux Kernel 3.10.19:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.10.19-* linux-image-3.10.19-*

You can also download & install the Kernel Debs from Ubuntu Kernel page if you’re not comfortable with command line.

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